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 By Kyle Clayton    News    December 7, 2017 

Klukwan sues Bureau of Land Management

The Chilkat Indian Village of Klukwan and three regional conservation groups filed a lawsuit Monday against the Bureau of Land Management for...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    December 7, 2017 

Son continues father's work on Klehini crossing

Roger Schnabel's Southeast Roadbuilders Inc. removed the old Klehini River Bridge last week, the...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    December 7, 2017 

Dolphins bring home accolades from regional meet

Haines Dolphins swimmers took home medals, two team awards, and broke personal and team records at l...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    December 7, 2017 

Business Briefs

Historic land grows again Valina and Scott Hansen started Sunnyside Farms this spring and have...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    December 7, 2017 

Assembly to vote on winter tour permit

The Haines Borough Assembly will consider at its Tuesday meeting an Alaska Mountain Guide permit application to operate winter tours around 26 Mile...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 30, 2017

Heli-ski map proposals concern Fish and Game

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game cited concern with 11 of the 15 heli-ski map proposals the Haines Borough Assembly will soon consider adding...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 30, 2017

No bidders for timber sale

The University of Alaska initiated an “over-the-counter” negotiated sale process for timber on the Chilkat Peninsula after receiving no bids for...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 30, 2017

Coliforms present in 'spring'

The Mud Bay “spring” tested positive again this month for total coliforms, a type of bacteria found in human and animal waste. On Tuesday the...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 30, 2017

Lot design advances

The Haines Borough Assembly narrowly approved the Portage Cove boat launch and parking lot design concept after a continuing debate about the safety...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 30, 2017

'Tricksters' give new meaning to family drama

Haines' newest theater troupe "The Merry Tricksters of Haines," debuted its first performance of... Full story

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 30, 2017

Thanksgiving Day turkey trotters

From left: Alisa Beske and Tracy Wirak run down a snow packed Mud Bay Road at the Thanksgiving Day...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 22, 2017

Engineer disputes harbor contractor's initial claim

PND Engineers last week rebuffed the small boat harbor expansion contractor's claim that the...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 22, 2017

Assembly: University timber sale violates Mud Bay code

The Haines Borough Assembly voted to evaluate the borough’s legal options if the University of Alaska awards a timber sale contract in the Chilkat...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 22, 2017

USDA helps power local businesses

The Haines Brewing Company will soon use solar panels to help power their operation with assistance from a federal grant that aims to increase...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 22, 2017

Department of Justice awards borough grant for sixth officer

The U.S. Department of Justice awarded the Haines Borough $125,000 to hire a sixth police officer, but the borough might have to give it back....

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 16, 2017

Manager urges litigation for land

Haines Borough Manager Debra Schnabel recommended the borough assembly challenge the Alaska Department of Natural Resources’ attempts to withhold a...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 16, 2017

Dolphins swimmer sets meet records

All 10 Haines Dolphins swimmers who competed in Whitehorse earlier this month at the Ryan Downing Memorial Swim Meet broke personal records. Dolphins...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 16, 2017

Foundation awards community grants

The Chilkat Valley Community Foundation grant award celebration and Chilkat Valley Preschool open house drew more than 100 people last Thursday evenin...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 16, 2017

Borough to take over new bridge in Excursion Inlet

The Neva Lake Bridge in Excursion Inlet is open to traffic again after the U.S. Forest Service replaced the structure. The previous wooden bridge, loc... Full story

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 16, 2017

Fit for business:entrepreneurs attend boot camp

Three Haines food entrepreneurs got drilled in a business boot camp last month as part of a regional business competition. Perma Food-Scaping’s...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 16, 2017

University to weigh in on resource extraction

The Haines Borough Planning Commission voted to hold two more public hearings as it works to define “resource extraction” in borough code after...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 16, 2017

Planning commission revisits zoning conflicts

The Haines Borough Planning Commission discussed rezoning Takshanuk Watershed Council’s heavy industrial zoned property after previous commissioner...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 9, 2017

Assembly shoots down manager's drone policy

The Haines Borough Assembly rejected Borough Manager Debra Schnabel’s proposed drone policy that would have, in part, allowed the borough to use a...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 9, 2017

Chilkat Center stage to be transformed into monster city

A solitary girl whose heart is stolen by monsters with plans to sell it to the highest bidder in a...

 
 By Kyle Clayton    News    November 9, 2017

Police seize meth, weapons

Haines Borough Police found 19 grams of methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia after searching the vehicle of a man charged with domestic violence...

 

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